The traditional weapon of the samurai during feudal Japan, the katana features a slender, single-edged blade with a moderate curve and a long, two-handed grip. Changes in close combat fighting led to the rising popularity of this Japanese sword, which allowed a faster draw time due to being worn at the waist with the edge facing up. In a best case scenario, this design would allow a samurai to draw the sword and attack in a single motion. Functional katana are still used in modern martial arts. At Buying a Sword, you will find many traditional katana crafted with authentic forging techniques, including decorative katana and functional katana. Various limited edition katana and high quality samurai swords are beautiful enough for display and sturdy enough for use. Whether you need a martial arts katana for training or a superb collectible katana for decor, you will uncover many unbeatable Japanese blades here at Buying a Sword.
The tsuba, or guard, was typically the most ornate part of a samurai sword. Crafted by hand and with a blade made of carbon steel, the Black Circle Tsuba Katana is a remarkable display weapon with a unique, circle-shaped tsuba.
As dark falls, the shadows grow and conceal your presence from the enemy. You make it home to proudly display the Black Dragon Samurai Sword Set. This set adds a wonderful touch to any decor. Display it in your home or office.
All your enemies fear you in battle. No matter the fight, you easily show your ferocity as you proudly wield the Black Dragon Tsuba Katana against them. This sword is not only functional but also looks great on display in your home.
As a mighty and powerful guardian of nature, you fend off any enemy. With the Black Flower Guard Katana in your hands, they are no threat to you. This functional sword looks great on the battlefield and on display in your home.
Katana are known not only for their fast and deadly power, but their beauty as well, as the swords of samurai showed their nobility and wealth. The Black Flower Katana is inspired by Japanese sword styles and has a flower petal guard.
Show honor and strength when you display this Black Japanese Sword Set. This set includes a katana, a wakizashi, and a tanto, the three blades of ancient Japanese samurai. Each traditional weapon is perfectly matched to the other.
If you are a fan of the myths surrounding the mysterious ninjas, then you may enjoy looking at and getting the decorative Black Ninja Warrior Katana. This sword makes a great addition to any collection, home decor, or office space.
The Black Pearl Dragon Japanese Sword Set includes three perfectly matched Japanese samurai blades, a katana, a wakizashi, and a tanto, all with beautifully pearlescent, traditional dragon designs on their solid black scabbards.
When you want two samurai swords but only have the space for one, be sure to check out the Black Samurai Katana and Wakizashi Set. This set is a great option as an addition to any sword collection, home decor, or office space.
You find a great sense of serenity when outside and carry that feeling into your fighting style. You calmly wield the Black Serenity Samurai Katana. This functional sword looks great on the battlefield and on display in your home.
The enemy is unable to detect your movements. You are quiet and swift when darting through the shadows, wielding the Black Shadow Warrior Samurai Sword. This functional sword looks great on the battlefield and on display in your home.
The swords of samurai are known for their quick, narrow blades and ornate, highly detailed guards, called tsuba. The Black Swirl Tsuba Katana has a unique twist to its round guard, made of black metal in a swirling cut-out design.